Contra Dance (1) (The)

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 Theme code Index    5L324 3342
 Also known as    Contredanse (La)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    Québécios/Acadian"Québécios/Acadian" is not in the list (Bluegrass, Cape Breton/PEI, Cajun/Creole, Contest, Contra, Down-East/Maritime, English, Guachi, Irish, Metis, ...) of allowed values for the "Has genre" property.
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    CANADA(Québec)
 Structure    AA'BB'CC'A"A"'B"B"'C"C"'
 Editor/Compiler    Carmelle Bégin
 Book/Manuscript title    Philippe Bruneau: Musique traditionnelle pour accordéon diatonique
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 50, pp. 75-76
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1993
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

CONTRA DANCE [1], THE (La Contredanse). French-Canadian, Set Dance (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'CC'A"A"'B"B"'C"C'". The 'A' part contains the usual eight measures, while the 'B' part has seven measures and the 'C' part only six.

Source for notated version: French-Canadian accordion great Philippe Bruneau (1977), who learned the tune from William Gagnon de Chicoutimi, Québec [Bégin].

Printed source: Bégin (Philippe Bruneau), 1993; No. 50, pp. 75-76.

T:Contredanse (La)
S:Philippe Bruneau
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